Police Lieutenant

Lexington, KY
Jun 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Event Management Lieutenant represents the University of Kentucky Police Department in planning and reviewing all events and special assignments on the University of Kentucky campus.
This position is responsible for managing and staffing all overtime and special assignments for the Police Department; analyzing and reviewing for all requests for events on campus; and providing planning, retrospective analysis, and process improvement for all events and special assignments on campus.
In coordination with the Event Management Office and Risk Management, this position will analyze all event requests considering the police department's goals and priorities for safety and security on campus.
This position is responsible for completing Event Action Plans, Incident Action Plans, After Action Reports and other process improvement analysis for all events and special assignments.
This position will work closely with representatives from Risk Management, Event Management Office, Athletics, and numerous other University work centers and public safety officials.
IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered).

Job Title
Police Lieutenant

Requisition Number

Working Title
Event Management Lieutenant

Department Name
3HL00:UK Police

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Police Certification.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to meet the minimum fitness requirements set forth by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council Police Officer Professional Standards administered by the Department of Criminal Justice Training. Lifting, pushing, pulling up to 100 lbs, sitting for extended periods of time.


Primarily 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday and will be expected to work outside hours for training and overtime opportunities as needed.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Driver's license preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a certified law enforcement officer?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Describe your experience performing event management analysis to determine appropriate security operations and staffing needs to provide a safe atmosphere for attendees and staff.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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